Houston’s Reservoirs Survived Their Biggest Test, But They’re Still at Risk of Failing

Even before Harvey, the reservoirs were considered “extremely high risk.” A project to fix the problem won’t be finished until the fall of 2019.

By Travis BubenikAugust 27, 2018 9:30 am| , , , ,

From Houston Public Media:

One year after Hurricane Harvey roared into the Texas coast, construction crews in Houston are working to make the city’s main reservoirs stronger.

It’s an effort that was underway even before Harvey, aimed at fixing a problem that could have made the storm’s destruction much, much worse, had things gone differently.

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